HMS ILLUSTRIOUS ATTACKED BY DIVE BOMBERS. 10 JANUARY 1941, IN THE MEDITERRANEAN OFF THE ITALIAN ISLAND OF PANTELLERIA. IN THE FIRST ACTION BY GERMAN BOMBERS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, HMS ILLUSTRIOUS SURVIVED A FEROCIOUS ATTACK INCLUDING THAT OF OVER 40 JU-87'S AND JU-88'S, TO MAKE IT MALTA.

Catalogue number
  • A 4161
Department
Photographs
Part of
Subject period
Category
photographs

© IWM (A 4161)

Purchase & License
Object description

A bomb explodes on HMS ILLUSTRIOUS while another near miss lands next to her.

IWM Non Commercial Licence

The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.

By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (A 4161)

  • Download this item
    Embed HTML
    Embed BBCode